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KAIST Hosts AI Football Competition, Showcases Sportswriting Capabilities

KAIST Hosts AI Football Competition, Showcases Sportswriting Capabilities

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Those present at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology’s Fusion Hall (KAIST University) on November 2 were treated to an unusual spectacle that also doubled as a glimpse of a possible future.  What the assorted gathering of students and interested onlookers were there to see was a [...]

Korean Pro Gamer Emerges Victorious in Starcraft Battles with AI

Korean Pro Gamer Emerges Victorious in Starcraft Battles with AI

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Humanity can breathe a sigh of relief as pro gamer Song Byung-gu (alias Stork) defeated four different AI systems in one-on-one Starcraft matches on October 31.  Taking place at a packed Student Center at Sejong University’s Seoul campus, Stork roundly defeated AI systems developed in Australia, Norway, and the [...]

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Thursday it has partnered with tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to tap deeper into the burgeoning industry. Kakao I, the company’s AI platform, will be integrated with Samsung’s voice recognition program, Bixby, to allow [...]

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – An AI-based surgery assistant jointly developed by liposuction hospital 365mc and Microsoft Korea and christened M.A.I.L. System (Motion Capture and Artificial Intelligence assisted Liposuction System) was officially unveiled on September 12.  As its name suggests, the system uses motion capture technology to record surgical procedures and stores them in [...]

ThreeD Capital Announces Its AI Investment, GoldSpot, Reports Major Milestone At Sprott Mining

ThreeD Capital Announces Its AI Investment, GoldSpot, Reports Major Milestone At Sprott Mining

TORONTO, Sept. 06 (Korea Bizwire) — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE:IDK) an emerging Merchant Bank, led by Sheldon Inwentash, that focuses on investments in best of breed, early stage disruptive companies, is pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone by its’ artificial intelligence holding, Goldspot Discoveries Inc. (“Goldspot”).  ThreeD owns [...]

Samsung SDS Showcases Dialogue AI Platform for Biz

Samsung SDS Showcases Dialogue AI Platform for Biz

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDS. Co., an information technology arm of South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung, on Tuesday launched Brity, a business-oriented artificial intelligence platform. The IT developer said Brity is capable of understanding natural languages, serving as what it calls an “intelligent secretary” that can carry out duties requested by a [...]

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the wake of South Korea’s pesticide egg scandal, popular unrest and indignation has fomented a change in attitudes that may not have been possible in ordinary times. As of the date of this article, none other than the president has spoken out about the need for reform. Reform [...]

Samsung to Apply Smart Features to All Home Appliances by 2020

Samsung to Apply Smart Features to All Home Appliances by 2020

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it plans to apply smart features, such as Internet-of-Things (IoT) and voice recognition, to all of its home appliances lineup by 2020. The South Korean tech giant said it has been making efforts to prepare for what it calls “the era of smart homes,” [...]

SK Telecom, Starbucks to Test AI Order

SK Telecom, Starbucks to Test AI Order

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s No. 1 mobile carrier, said Tuesday it joined forces with Starbucks Korea to allow users of its artificial intelligence (AI) device NUGU to order drinks via voice. Under the agreement, SK Telecom plans to connect NUGU to Starbuck’s order application, allowing users to order [...]